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THE AFRICAN IN ME By Bart Wolffe
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A collection of easily accessible essays from a white African who bears the imprints of the past on his soul and carries his identity into his new life as a voluntary exile from his homeland,... More > Zimbabwe, but remembers the beauty and the unique richness of the land and its people that he left behind. Articles that talk of nature and memory, of politics and beauty, gathered from an alternate travologue to that to which one might be more readily accustomed.< Less
AFRICA DREAM THEATRE By Bart Wolffe
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Well recognised as the leading light in one-man shows in Zimbabwe, here is a collection of the majority of Bart Wolffe's published works for the stage including three two-handers, a thrilling mix of... More > thirteen dramatic pieces with male and female parts that all have a common quality: an intimate exploration of the human condition in the most unique assembly of characters for performance you could possibly ever meet. They are all plays designed to travel, without much fuss, low-cost productions with maximum impact, in comedy and drama, satires and absurdist theatre pieces, physical theatre also; these plays have been performed throughout Southern Africa and in London, Edinburgh and Dublin, used for masterclasses and workshops, for festivals and for main stage venues right through to intimate and private performances in people's homes.< Less
SUNSTROKE By Bart Wolffe
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A radio comedy in the style of a "Faulty Towers" somewhere in Africa, the Mahobohobo Lodge; the Jones Family who manage it, along with their staff, Shumba, Dr Bugs, a stuffed crocodile... More > called "Smiler", Hunters and Greenies, vegetarians and meat-eaters, animals of all kinds, French fashion models and a gay Safari guide, whacky, a walk on the Wild side, wonderfully zany and stupendously silly stuff full of belly-button laughter.< Less
AFRICA DREAM THEATRE By Bart Wolffe
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Well recognised as the leading light in one-man shows in Zimbabwe, here is a collection of the majority of Bart Wolffe's published works for the stage including three two-handers, a thrilling mix of... More > thirteen dramatic pieces with male and female parts that all have a common quality: an intimate exploration of the human condition in the most unique assembly of characters for performance you could possibly ever meet. They are all plays designed to travel, without much fuss, low-cost productions with maximum impact, in comedy and drama, satires and absurdist theatre pieces, physical theatre also; these plays have been performed throughout Southern Africa and in London, Edinburgh and Dublin, used for masterclasses and workshops, for festivals and for main stage venues right through to intimate and private performances in people's homes.< Less
WORM HEAD By Bart Wolffe
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"The idea that the 'insane' and the 'mad' may well have the true insights that the 'sane' do not has a long pedigree (especially when the 'sane' represent the ranks of officialdom). Bart... More > Wolffe's novel features an everyman by the name of John Citizen incarcerated in a Harare lunatic asylum sometime in the 1990's. An alien worm by the name of Varg has invaded John's brain. Varg is the repository of secrets far ahead of our time. As he yields them to John, the latter fears for his sanity. The dim-witted and time-serving beaurocratic representatives of officialdom take him to be insane and commit him to an asylum. As time progresses, John's emotional and psychological delirium clears as he comes to understand his condition. The relationship between parasite and host is transformed into a partnership. In an act of pure altruism, the worm literally turns against its own alien masters and facilitates John's relationship with a psychiatric nurse who provides his redemption. Franco Henwood, for THE ZIMBABWEAN< Less
WORM HEAD By Bart Wolffe
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"The idea that the 'insane' and the 'mad' may well have the true insights that the 'sane' do not has a long pedigree (especially when the 'sane' represent the ranks of officialdom). Bart... More > Wolffe's novel features an everyman by the name of John Citizen incarcerated in a Harare lunatic asylum sometime in the 1990's. An alien worm by the name of Varg has invaded John's brain. Varg is the repository of secrets far ahead of our time. As he yields them to John, the latter fears for his sanity. The dim-witted and time-serving beaurocratic representatives of officialdom take him to be insane and commit him to an asylum. As time progresses, John's emotional and psychological delirium clears as he comes to understand his condition. The relationship between parasite and host is transformed into a partnership. In an act of pure altruism, the worm literally turns against its own alien masters and facilitates John's relationship with a psychiatric nurse who provides his redemption. Franco Henwood, for THE ZIMBABWEAN< Less
Worm Head By Bart Wolffe
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This is the pocket edition of an experimental novel set in Ward 12, a psychiatric unit in Harare in the 1970's. It deals with an exploration of identity and fantasy told from different points of view... More > simultaneously.Part Science-fiction, part fantasy, it is really a love story in the end about the struggle to find a dream.< Less
Resurgence By Bart Wolffe
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Resurgence celebrates the power of language to awaken the senses, to stir the imaginings, to mutate the mundane. The poems come from within those moments where the world is changed in an instant, by... More > a glance, a blow, a breath. They are the outward reflections of the power of language to charge the mind.< Less
AFTER AFRICA Collected Poems By Bart Wolffe
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This compilation of poems is a result of ten years work since leaving Africa. It shares the journey, from memory and loss into discovery and new voice. The writing is mostly chronological and is... More > taken from the eight anthologies Bart has created since his departure from Zimbabwe in February of 2003.< Less
DUST OF EDEN By Bart Wolffe
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Bart Wolffe's "Dust of Eden" pocket edition is like a secret keepsake to be treasured. Perfect as a travelling companion for the dreamer who would enjoy having a sensual collection of fine... More > poetry tucked away to peruse anywhere and everywhere. This little gem of a book is filled with a hundred and seventy fine pages of whispered feelings for nature and loss of inncocence, for love of all the beauty that once was and which we would want to remember always.< Less